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Pascagoula—The Closest Encounter: My Story

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On October 11, 1973, 19-year-old Calvin Parker and his friend, 42-year-old Charles Hickson, were spending a frustrating evening fishing on the Pascagoula River in Mississippi. Both men loved to fish, but tonight's fishing trip would turn out to be one they would never forget.

In the early evening, the men were startled when a strange craft descended and hovered a few feet above the ground and just a few yards from their location. Before they had any chance to run, an opening appeared in this craft and out "floated" three humanoid creatures. They were absolutely terrified when these creatures grabbed them and took them aboard the craft.

On the craft, both men were subjected to an examination, and at one point, they were so terrified that they believed they were about to die. Minutes later, both Calvin Parker and Charles Hickson were deposited back on the riverbank, and the craft departed.

Taking off in their car, the two terrified witnesses eventually located a public telephone box and phoned the local sheriff. A short time later, they were being interviewed at their local sheriff's office. These two disorientated witnesses told their story of their close encounter and abduction by these strange creatures. The next day, all hell was let loose as the press descended on this unsuspecting Mississippi town.

Calvin Parker, seriously disturbed by these events, has largely remained in the background without ever detailing the full account of what happened that night, how it affected him and his life, and other close encounters he has experienced down the years. Now, for the first time, Calvin Parker tells his story in full.

This audiobook, Pascagoula—The Closest Encounter, tells the story of one of the classic close encounters currently on record. This audiobook features for the first time the full transcript of Calvin Parker's hypnotic regression session with the late Budd Hopkins, one of the world's foremost researchers of this phenomena.

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